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Tyvon Branch

Tyvon Branch - #33 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 210 lbs.
Birthday 12/11/1986
Birthplace Cicero, NY
College Connecticut
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 4th round, 1st pick by Raiders

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
94 0 1

Seahawks agree with TE Miller

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have agreed to a deal with PFW's best free agent still available, former Raiders TE Zach Miller.

Raiders re-structure Wimbley's deal

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
According to a report, the Raiders have rescinded the franchise tag on OLB Kamerion Wimbley and instead signed him to a five-year contract worth $48 million.

Huff's return gives Raiders greater flexibility

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
By re-signing FS Michael Huff, the Raiders will be able to use a unique formation on defense this season.

Moss' career arc, legacy unique

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 2 p.m. ET
Randy Moss' career didn't lack for brilliant moments, but controversy followed him at times.

Report: Randy Moss will retire

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
WR Randy Moss will retire, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Monday.

Raiders WR Ford to miss time with broken hand

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 9:43 p.m. ET
Raiders WR Jacoby Ford could miss a few weeks of training camp due to a broken left hand, the team's head coach, Hue Jackson, told reporters on Sunday.

Report: Raiders re-sign S Huff

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The Raiders have lost CB Nnamdi Asomugha and OG Robert Gallery this offseason, but were able to re-sign S Michael Huff.

Raiders sign backup QB Edwards

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
Trent Edwards, who played for both the Bills and Jaguars last season, has agreed to a one-year contract with the Raiders.

Raiders go with Barnes over Gaither

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Raiders have re-signed Khalif Barnes, giving the veteran offensive lineman a one-year contract.

Raiders reach deal with most of their draft class

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
The Raiders have signed most of their 2011 draft choices and they should be on the field for the team's first practice of the year.

QB Gradkowski agrees to sign with Bengals

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Former Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski has agreed to sign with the Bengals, his agent Rick Smith announced on Twitter.

Wimbley deal could cost Raiders

Posted July 23, 2011 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
Raiders OLB Kamerion Wimbley had a breakout season in 2010, but the team's decision to give him the franchise tag could be a huge hit to the rest of the roster.

McClain, Routt key to Raiders' pass defense

Posted July 08, 2011 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
MLB Rolando McClain and CB Stanford Routt have to improve their coverage skills for the Raiders to maintain their ranking as one of the NFL's top pass defenses.

QB Collins retires after 16 seasons

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins announced his retirement on Thursday. His career lasted 16 seasons with five different teams.

Raiders will make offensive free agents top priority

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Raiders might lose a lot of talent in free agency, but they are hoping to hold on to their two top offensive players set to hit the market: TE Zach Miller and RB Michael Bush.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Raiders DB Phillip Adams (groin) and Branch (foot) were sidelined against Carolina on Sunday.||||||| Branch was sidelined with a foot injury.
Posted Dec. 14, 2012
Oakland Raiders safety Tyvon Branch practiced for the first time this week, an encouraging turn for a struggling secondary sorely lacking depth.||||||| The Raiders need all the healthy bodies they can get. The defense is already minus four starters from the opening day lineup, including middle linebacker Rolando McClain, who returned this week following a two-game team suspension. Oakland has dropped six straight and is trying to avoid losing 11 or more games for the eighth time in the last 10 years.
Posted Nov. 16, 2012
Branch is back in the lineup for Sunday's game in Cincinnati.||||||| He missed last week's game against New Orleans with a neck injury.
Posted July 14, 2012
A person familiar with the decision says the Oakland Raiders and Branch have agreed to a new four-year contract that gives the franchise financial flexibility and the team's leading tackler the stability he has wanted.||||||| The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because the deal had not been officially announced, said Branch was out of the country Saturday and both sides were working to finish the paperwork. CBS Sports reported the deal is worth $26.6 million with $17.1 million guaranteed.
Posted May 07, 2012
Branch has signed his $6.2 million dollar franchise tag tender and reported to workouts with the Oakland Raiders. Branch was a fourth-round pick out of Connecticut in 2008. He has started every game the past three seasons and led the Raiders in tackles the past two years.||||||| The Raiders placed the tag on Branch on March 1. He decided to sign it Monday and joined the team for the offseason program. The two sides are still hoping to reach a long-term deal that would give the Raiders more salary cap room and Branch more stability.

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